The Daily Iowan

Track coach Anderson finally right at home

JAKE KRZECZOWSKI

April 23, 2009

The feeling of being right at home is an odd one for women’s track and field head coach Layne Anderson. Having rarely spent more than three or four years in any one place his whole life, the six years he has spent at Iowa seems...

Men’s tennis optimistic headed to Wisconsin

AMIE KIEHN

April 23, 2009

The night before what could be the last match for the Hawkeyes, seniors Greg Holm and Christian Bierich spent it they way their time at Iowa began — together. The Big Ten men’s tennis tourney will begin today in Ann Arbor...

Women’s tennis seeks revenge against Badgers

ROBBIE LEHMAN

April 23, 2009

The Iowa women’s tennis team got what it wished for. Exactly 12 days ago, the Hawkeyes lost to Wisconsin by a point at home, 4-3. After falling behind 3-1, the Hawks never quit, but they were devastated when they failed to...

Hawks deep on receiving end for fall season

BRENDAN STILES

April 22, 2009

The receiving corps was by no means the most productive group of offensive players for Iowa in 2008, but it didn’t have to be — not with the likes of running back Shonn Greene or tight end Brandon Myers playing such vital...

NFL eyes Hawk Bradley Fletcher

RYAN YOUNG

April 22, 2009

There is a reason Iowa cornerback Amari Spievey aspires to be like Bradley Fletcher. Playing alongside Fletcher last year, the junior-to-be saw firsthand how having a never-ending source of tackling fuel can generate interest...

McGlaughlin an RBI leader with a job after graduation

MIKE SLUSARK

April 22, 2009

There’s a lot to be jealous of with Colleen McGlaughlin. Not only is the Iowa softball player second in the Big Ten in RBIs, she has something that every senior would kill for — a job after graduation. McGlaughlin is going...

Reporter has Wii bit of fun with Tennis team

ROBBIE LEHMAN

April 22, 2009

It all started one day when I was playing Wii tennis on my roommate’s system, pretending I was Rafael Nadal crushing forehands at my opponent. I was curious. I wondered if Wii tennis actually translated to real tennis, and vice...

Two seniors form bond

PETER GUSTIN

April 22, 2009

Becky Quinby came to Iowa with less golf experience than fellow senior Tyrette Metzendorf. But as four years have passed, the two are vying for Iowa’s top spot and getting ready to pass on the pearls. With the Big Ten championships...

Stanzi studies, gets comfortable

RYAN YOUNG

April 21, 2009

Comfort has been big for Ricky Stanzi this spring. That’s why he buzzed off his shaggy locks, and that’s why he isn’t prematurely anointing himself as Iowa’s No. 1 quarterback with four months to go before fall practice. The...

Versatility Olsen’s key

BRENDAN STILES

April 21, 2009

For someone such as Seth Olsen, playing professional football wasn’t at the forefront of his mind growing up. But when he came to Iowa and saw fellow offensive linemen, guys he had close bonds with early in his Hawkeye career,...

Reins goes out like a champion

JORDAN GARRETSON

April 21, 2009

The Iowa men’s gymnastics squad concluded a disappointing season with a sixth-place finish in the second qualifying session of the NCAA championships on April 16 in Minneapolis. Iowa’s team score of 337.35 barely bested by...

Men golfers bounce back

JORDAN GARRETSON

April 21, 2009

This spring, the Iowa men’s golf team has shown flashes of the form that helped propel it to an Oct. 26 victory at the 12-team Landfall Tradition. But meet after meet, Iowa couldn’t seem to put it all together. Then the Hawkeyes...